February 28, 2018

The Quantock Hills AONB Service has launched a new website www.quantockviews.uk to capture and record the changing landscape and village life of the Quantock Hills.

Ever wondered what the landscape of the Quantock Hills looked like 100 years ago? This new website aims t...

September 27, 2017

‘I walked to Stowey in the evening … Coleridge returned with me, as far as the wood.’ - Dorothy Wordsworth

During their brief period of living in Somerset Coleridge and the Wordsworths saw each other almost daily, trekking back and forth from Stowey to Holford across th...

August 21, 2017

How often do people speed along the B3190 from Watchet, or the B3224 from Bishops Lydeard, towards Wheddon Cross? At the fork in the road near Raleigh’s Cross they notice Beulah Chapel, standing alone. The village Brendon Hill, where some 200 miners and their families...

June 23, 2017

Last weekend 10th & 11th June saw an inundation of walkers in and around the Stoweys with rucksacks and walking poles. The event was the second Quantock Walking Festival run by Sedgemoor Ramblers, assisted this year by Stowey Walking. Over the weekend nine guided walks...

June 19, 2017

As the name suggests this is a walking group made up largely of people aged 60 and over with one or two in their 80s. There are three objectives of the group namely to keep fit, to mix with people of like mind and to enjoy country and coastal walks in the surrounding a...

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